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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Boxing Day - What can I recycle?

Tuesday 04 December 2018 / Parenting Tips
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The more that we can recycle during this holiday season, the better the environment will be for it.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Early education alone can’t close the gap

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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